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    Help me choose a mid-high end graphics card for my Phenom II rig

    It was getting close to the max allowable temperature on CPU. Moreover, with the hyper 212 in there it acted like a wood burning stove when gaming, and further heating of the case was not desirable. The 212 just wasnt up for the task! Goes to show you how changing the video card can have a...
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    Help me choose a mid-high end graphics card for my Phenom II rig

    Running this new video card has required some changes to be made to my cooling system. -Had to swap out the Hyper 212 for the Fractal Designs 360mm radiator due to increased load on CPU -have an 80mm fan flowing cool air over the VRM, RAM and chipset areas of the motherboard -I can no longer run...
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    The show off your tech related purchase thread

    New 8GB RX580 MSI (Gaming X) Video Card!
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    Gotta love the trusty old E8400... Peak clocks
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    The Family of man just got Bigger

    If selection has actually occurred why don't we see evidence of it in the natural world? or in the fossil record for that matter ? I.E Half evolved creatures - we've been keeping tabs on a whole spectrum of animal species for at least the past 300 + years you'd think something would change or at...
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    The Family of man just got Bigger

    Evolution is the process of successful mutation. Which is impossible and paradoxical when you consider the odds. Fill the entire state of texas with quarters, a total of 10 feet high and pick the golden quarter not just once, but over and over again for every single animal. 99% of mutations are bad.
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    @de.das.dude I have a shiny new RX580 as well. MSI Gaming X 8GB!

    @de.das.dude I have a shiny new RX580 as well. MSI Gaming X 8GB!
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    Hmmm. I've never heard of this AIDA64 issue you speak of.. I would recommend downloading the latest version from the AIDA64 website... either extreme or engineer edition, either should work. I've used AIDA64 on well over 20 machines without any compatibility issues but it sounds like you may be...
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    As @TheMadDutchDude stated, this is a friendly competition at its root... For the most part, these benchmarks were chosen by the techpowerup community. AIDA64 Cache and Memory Benchmark is as real as it gets in terms of defining system performance. Knowing the #s here will provide a system...
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    Alright, I followed suit and filled out the submission info on the spreadsheet... let me know if the data is correct! Thx
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    computer unstable, clicks don't work or slow response

    The files your are opening, are they on the local hard drive or is this some type of network share? What are the specs on your system? IE What operating system, CPU, memory, hard drive, etc...
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    E8600 @ 4.0Ghz, 8GB @ 1485Mhz
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    trying the near impossible... most powerful GOD BOX in a miniITX case

    Well done. Looks insane! Keep up the good work...
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    If anyone needs help getting AIDA64 set up, just let me know :)
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    Official TPU Old School Competition - April 14th through May 19th

    Great. I'll get it started with my Phenom II rig, try to follow this format so I have all the necessary data for our leaderboards...
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